Jenny True

Ginger breakfast

SOMETHING MY HUSBAND SAID RECENTLY THAT MAYBE HE SHOULDN’T HAVE:

“I feel great! I got twelve hours of sleep last night!”

The Barnacle, my sweet, sweet boy, is three months old, and already he’s lived through earthquakes and some of the worst wildfires California has ever seen. His new trick is shoving both of his hands in his mouth, and he looks very serious when he is doing this, as if he is Doing Something and Must Concentrate. He is so fat that recently someone guessed he is nine months old. He is a healthy baby!

His mother, on the other hand, is a “bundle of symptoms,” as SJ recently noted.

Here’s the list:

  1. Two aches that went away with pregnancy: shoulder impingement and metatarsalgia, a fancy word for YOUR FOOT FUCKING HURTS WHEN YOU WALK ON IT.
  2. Weeping, blistering eczema on three fingers so bad my skin has cracked…

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